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Outting in ink

I was changing the ink in my printer and the long black and brown cord is hanging out now. i dont know what it was attached to. it isnt completely dissconnected though. it forms a large loop from behind the ink installers. is it broken or did i mistakenly pull it out too far.

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The part you're describing is the drive belt for the print head carriage. If it was pulled loose, you probably also damaged a clear plastic strip called an encoder strip. I would strongly recommend getting it properly serviced -- they can then check for proper functionality at the same time.

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